A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 281.28 km, -66.1448° West, -22.4896° South. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:01 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 281.28 km (175 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 05:50:01 / June 16, 2017 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mx8. Unique identifier: us20009mx8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa. The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km WNW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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